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    installing additional Harddisk


    hi,

    i m very new to linux. what are the steps taken to install an additional physical harddisk to an existing working linux RH9.

    assuming i want to configure a new harddisk as 1 single max partition formatted as ext3 filesystem and to be mounted as /download folder


    thanks,
    kmhui

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    Do you need directions on how to physically install the HDD? Or just how to get it formatted/mounted?
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    Re: installing additional Harddisk

    Quote Originally Posted by kmhui
    hi,

    i m very new to linux. what are the steps taken to install an additional physical harddisk to an existing working linux RH9.

    assuming i want to configure a new harddisk as 1 single max partition formatted as ext3 filesystem and to be mounted as /download folder


    thanks,
    kmhui
    Hmmm.... Take a look at the Multi Disk System Tuning HOWTO. It covers instaling multiple HDs, plus many other related subjects. Hope it helps.

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    tutorial

    I wrote a tutorial on this.

    check out the beta version of my website
    http://iscavision.com/2004/index.php...linux-harddisk

    let me know if this helps.
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